Michigan in the Civil War

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Brigden, Wharton W.

Wharton W. Brigden (center) with other clerks in the paymaster's office, from his papers

Nine letters (1863-1865) in which he gives some accounts of his life as a paymaster in the Union army, especially a raid on a train by Mosby's men and the burning of the Mississippi River steamboat "Ruth."